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Bristol RE 5454 FM

5454FM was delivered as Crosville's CRG493 during Jan 1964.

It had 47 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 13626.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece bus (raised) destination panel and a coach type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 212.011) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Mar 1980.
Crosville Bristol RELH/ECW coach 5454FM
Photo copyright: Ken Evans 


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Where no copyright details are shown the photo is known to exist, but is not freely available.
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** = Black and white photo, otherwise colour.

   Livery Owner Date Location Photo copyright Photo link
**Crosville Cream/Black (1) Crosville CRG493   aptisman Click Here 
**Crosville Cream/Black (1) Crosville CRG493  Llandudno Junction Merfyn Jones Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG493 27 May 1972 Aberystwyth Ken Evans Click here for photograph of 5454FM 
 NBC Express Crosville CRG493   Rob Sly's site Click Here 
 NBC Express Crosville CRG493   dorsetyetti Click Here 
 NBC Express Crosville CRG493 1977 Llandudno Junction Merfyn Jones Click Here 

Diary for 5454FM

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Jan 1964 Built for:Crosville CRG493   Crosville Cream/Black (1) 
Dec 1968   Caernarvon   
Feb 1970   Caernarvon   
14 Jul 1974   Caernarvon Crosville allocation sheet  
Oct 1976   North Cambrian Division   
Jan 1980   Bangor   
Feb 1980 Withdrawn by:Crosville    
Feb 1980 Sold to:Martin    
Mar 1980 Sold to:Goodwin    

Owners shown above in Green are preservationists, Red are dealers, Blue for PSV use and brown for None-PSV.

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